yellowish brown, light brown, or reddish brown.
a coarse reddish-brown or brownish homespun cloth formerly used for clothing.
any of various apples that have a rough brownish skin and ripen in the autumn.
a brownish, roughened area on fruit, resulting from diseases, insects, or spraying.
finished leather that is not yet polished or colored.
yellowish-brown, light-brown, or reddish-brown.
made of russet.
- rus·set·ish, rus·set·y, adjective
- rus·set·like, adjective
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How to use russet in a sentence
There shall also be a standard width of dyed cloth, russet and haberject, namely two ells within the selvedges.
Cemeteries have also been bulldozed, leaving bone fragments protruding from the russet earth.How Beijing Is Redefining What It Means to Be Chinese, from Xinjiang to Inner Mongolia | CHARLIE CAMPBELL/SHANGHAI | July 12, 2021 | Time
After testing both russets and Yukon Golds, I can confidently say russets are the way to go.How to make crispy air-fryer fries with no fuss and very little muss | Daniela Galarza | June 17, 2021 | Washington Post
He was wearing a fleece gilet zipped over his russet sweater.The Country Gentleman of Physics - Issue 100: Outsiders | Michael Brooks | May 12, 2021 | Nautilus
Winds and rain could easily turn the desert back into a blank russet canvas.The famous Nazca lines aren’t mysterious—but they are ingenious | Sara Kiley Watson | January 3, 2021 | Popular-Science
A maple spread friendly arms at one corner, a lordly tree that would blaze crimson and russet-brown when October came again.The Hidden Places | Bertrand W. Sinclair
The St. Bernard laid his silver and russet head on her skirt.Mary Gray | Katharine Tynan
Tertiary Colours are three only, citrine, russet, and olive.Field's Chromatography | George Field
Inside was an elderly lady, and in her arms was a russet Pekingese.A Boswell of Baghdad | E. V. Lucas
The third circle shows how slate, citrine and russet are made.Color Value | C. R. Clifford
British Dictionary definitions for russet
brown with a yellowish or reddish tinge
a rough homespun fabric, reddish-brown in colour, formerly in use for clothing
(as modifier): a russet coat
any of various apples with rough brownish-red skins
abnormal roughness on fruit, caused by parasites, pesticides, or frost
(of tanned hide leather) dressed ready for staining
archaic simple; homely; rustic: a russet life
of the colour russet: russet hair
- russety, adjective
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